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Duration of Internship: Temporary Less than 90 Days

Status: Non-benefited

Hours: 24-29 hours per week

Days: TBD by supervisor

Department: Web Development - 935

Primary Purpose:

The Intern is to be introduced to the world of healthcare compliance for the clinical diagnostic laboratory, through hands-on experience.

About the Supervisor:

Rich Interdonato leads the web software development teams at ARUP and also teaches mobile app development and behavior change theory courses at the University of Utah. His professional focus is on leveraging technology to facilitate lasting health behavior change, including the persuasive and innovative communication of medical laboratory test results to providers and patients.

Internship Description:

Interns will explore technology applications that can enhance the communication of medical information. This may involve user testing including eye tracking, as well as various AR technologies.

Internship Goals:

Gain experience developing software applications that communicate medical information using various technologies (e.g. voice, AR, video, etc.).

Knowledge, Skills & Techniques Learned from Internship:

Unity, C#, Javascript, Web Services, AR, health message communications.

Measurement of New Skills:

At the conclusion of the internship, a final project will be submitted to demonstrate their performance and skill proficiency.

About ARUP:

ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

ARUP proudly hires top talent to create a work environment of diversity, professional growth and continuous development. Our workforce is committed to the important service we provide to over one million patients each month. We always strive for excellence and have a strong desire to have involvement with the advances in medicine and the role laboratory services plays within each patient's life. We never forget that there is a patient behind every specimen we receive.

We are looking for individuals who want to contribute to ARUP's culture of accountability, integrity, service, and excellence. Consider joining our dynamic team.

Physical and Other Requirements:

Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Mobility: The person in this position needs to occasionally move between work sites and inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Communicate: Frequently and effectively communicate with others.

PPE: Biohazard laboratory environment that requires use of personal protective equipment in accordance with CDC and OSHA regulations and company policies.

ARUP Policies and Procedures: To conduct self in compliance with all ARUP Policies and Procedures.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Fine Motor Control: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.

Vision: Having close, far, and peripheral visual acuity to perform a variety of tasks such as make general observations of depth and distance.